North of Fier is the small village of Ardenica, the birthplace of my driver Geni (pronounced "guinea"). While this village did not appear on any map, Geni made sure that it was a memorable stopover.

Traditional DressCafe on the HillHoly Monastery of Ardenica

Frescos in Plaster

Frescos in PlasterGoldleafed PulpitFrescos in Plaster

Next: The seaside port of Durres